Managed Care

 

 

October 1999

This is barely a blip on the screen and yet, just the fact that it's being discussed in some places points to dissatisfaction with HMOs' programs.
Frank Diamond
The Rehnquist Court is decidedly pro-states, as are many lower-level judges, but other factors will affect HMO liability and physician bargaining cases.
Michael Levin-Epstein
People talk of mergers as if they were all done when the ink dries. But the real secret to a successful merger comes afterward.
Karen L. Trespacz
Primary-care practices are hurting, with bankruptcies by the week, but California's problems today won't necessarily be everyone else's tomorrow.
Michael D. Dalzell
The head of the California Association of Health Plans began as an activist against the HMO industry, and gradually came to see the system as the best way to manage both care and costs.
A device hardly larger than an Rx pad may fare better than earlier versions of electronic prescribing. Vendors say learning to use them is a snap.
Ed Rabinowitz

Meetings

2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014
6th Semi-Annual Diagnostic Coverage and Reimbursement Conference Boston December 4–5, 2014
Customer Analytics & Engagement in Health Insurance Chicago December 4–5, 2014
Pharmaceutical and Biotech Clinical Quality Assurance Conference Alexandria, VA December 4–5, 2014
9th Semi-Annual Medical Device Coverage and Reimbursement Conference San Diego December 5, 2014
8th Annual Medical Device Clinical Trials Conference Chicago December 8–9, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015